From COAG to National Cabinet – Regulatory Reform

As the Prime Minister told the press club on 26 May: An educated and highly skilled workforce that supports not just a thriving and innovative services sector, but a modern, competitive and advanced manufacturing sector. The skilled labour businesses need to draw on, the affordable and reliable energy they need, the research and technology that [...]

By | 2020-08-31T14:19:17+10:00 August 31st, 2020|COAG, National Cabinet, Regulation|0 Comments

From COAG to National Cabinet – Introduction

The time after the Morrison Government’s re-election can be divided in two: Before Covid (BC) and After the Disease (AD). There was a clear enough agenda in the times BC. The Budget was to be ‘back in black’. Focus was to be on ‘congestion busting ‘ bureaucratic and regulatory bottlenecks, with weaknesses in the provision [...]

By | 2020-08-31T14:11:34+10:00 August 31st, 2020|COAG, Governments, National Cabinet|0 Comments

The Australian Executive Federalism Model – National Competition Policy Returneth

The increased likelihood of a Labor win at the next Federal election heightens the need to examine their policies. One important area is the way in which the executive federalism model that is COAG will operate. In a recent speech Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen foreshadowed a full reversion to the National Competition Policy of the [...]

By | 2020-01-23T05:04:45+11:00 October 22nd, 2018|COAG, Competition Policy|0 Comments